Heshvan

[ hesh-vuh n, -vahn, khesh- ]
/ ˈhɛʃ vən, -vɑn, ˈxɛʃ- /

noun

the second month of the Jewish calendar.

Also Cheshvan.


Origin of Heshvan

1825–35; < Hebrew (mar)ḥeshwān

Also called Marheshvan, Marcheshvan.

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British Dictionary definitions for heshvan

Heshvan

/ (xɜʃˈvɑn) /

noun

a variant spelling of Cheshvan
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